FCEDA In the News

FCEDA, InnoHungary Tech Center are Tysons Corner stops for Hungarian business delegation on U.S. tour

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 4:12pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – A delegation representing a diverse set of business sectors in Hungary visited the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

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Experts meet entrepreneurs as Cybertech Fairfax reaffirms Fairfax County as America’s Cyber Gateway

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:49pm

When Israel-based Cybertech was looking for an East Coast venue to host its cybersecurity technology conference, Fairfax County – with its large cyber cluster – was a logical location.

That was reaffirmed on Tuesday, June 13, when government officials, businesses, vendors and cybersecurity experts converged at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner to discuss the latest strategies and technologies to combat cyber threats.

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Fairfax County is home to nine companies on 2017 Fortune 500 list -- more than half of D.C.-area total

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 3:16pm

Nine Fairfax County-based companies, in industries ranging from financial services and hospitality to defense and technology consulting, hold spots on Fortune magazine’s list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

Eight Fairfax County companies made the list in 2016.

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Amazon Web Services to create up to 1,500 more jobs in Fairfax County

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:15pm

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, will expand its presence in Fairfax County with a new East Coast corporate campus at One Dulles Tower in the Herndon area of the county. The expansion is expected to create up to 1,500 jobs. Virginia competed against Texas and Washington  state for the project.

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FCEDA hosts Belgian dignitaries for roundtable discussion aimed at advancing trade relationships

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:10am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the United States, and Pieter De Crem, Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, were among those participating in a roundtable discussion, hosted by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on May 31.

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Leading CISOs to discuss state of cybersecurity when Cybertech Fairfax comes to Tysons Corner on June 13

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Chief information security officers (CISOs) – those responsible for the vision and strategy to protect vital information and assets – are the decision makers behind the cybersecurity technology that protects government agencies and major corporations.

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Granules India to add 102 jobs, invest $35 million in Fairfax County pharmaceutical R&D, manufacturing operation

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Granules India Ltd., a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company, will invest $35 million into its wholly owned subsidiary, Granules Pharmaceuticals Inc., to expand its pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing capabilities in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against New Jersey for the project, which will create 102 new jobs. In 2014, the company invested $15 million to establish the wholly-owned subsidiary operation, creating 75 jobs.

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Fairfax County EDA works with 34 businesses adding nearly 2,300 jobs to the local economy

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – During the first quarter of  2017, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 34 businesses that are adding 2,297 jobs in Fairfax County.

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Concept Plus to expand in Fairfax County, create 31 new jobs in IT services sector

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:03pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Concept Plus, LLC, an IT service provider specializing in end-to-end design, development and operational support of database, middleware and business applications, will create 31 new jobs and invest $140,000 to expand its operation to create a shared lab for application developers in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against Colorado, Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin for the project.

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Windward Consulting to expand in Fairfax County, create 97 new jobs in IT services sector

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 11:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Windward Consulting, an information technology consultancy helping large organizations manage their data centers and networks, will invest $825,000 to expand its headquarters in Fairfax County. The project will also create 97 new jobs.

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